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Windows 7: Windows Explorer right pane does not match left folder

05 Feb 2015   #1
Nick Sergeant

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Windows Explorer right pane does not match left folder

Hello,

I just noticed Win Explorer does not refresh the right pane as I navigate up/down a list of folders via arrow keys in the left pane. It used to make rapid visual read of folder contents possible. Can that feature be switched back on?

I've seen this reported elsewhere few years ago but I cannot find it on this site.


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06 Feb 2015   #2
Tookeri

Windows 7 Pro 32
 
 

Not sure if that's possible. Use the up or down button until you have highlighted the one you want. Then press Enter or Space to update the pane to the right. You use the left and right buttons to collapse/expand sub folders.

I find Space the best and fastest option since you use both hands. One to navigate and the other to refresh the right pane.
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10 Feb 2015   #3
Nick Sergeant

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Thanks Tookeri, I plan to use that method in Win Explorer.

Note that this thread seems to have got duplicated and a longer version is here. It's probably down to my inexpert way of submitting!
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